Transaction Services Manager (Top 10)

England, West Midlands
12 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
JN -112020-1558385
Matt Taylor
Job Title
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Having supported this Top 10 firm a number of times over the last 5 years, we have been able to see careers truly develop, this is an excellent opportunity to join a Top 10 firm who trade in the space very close to Big 4.

Client Details

This Top 10 firms team assists organisations with both buy side and sell side due diligence. The role is to provide both corporate and financial buyers with peace of mind by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.

The team sits within a national Transaction Services team supports a wide variety of transactions in the UK and internationally. They advise both top and mid-tier, corporate and financial (private equity) clients, who invest in a range of assets, from smaller privately owned business to large household names.​

This team is supported by Valuations, SPA, Data & Analytics and Financial modelling specialists, bringing technical expertise to complement wider Deals offering.


  • Managing teams through the analysis of financial and non-financial business information;

  • Identifying and understanding key drivers of a business and potential deal breakers (financial and non-financial);

  • Writing and reviewing financial due diligence (buy-side, sell-side or refinancing) reports for our corporate, banking and private equity clients;

  • Understanding the processes in due diligence work including dealing with risk management processes and procedures

  • Interacting with senior levels of Management, and exposure to business owners to understand areas such as historical and projected business performance, wider commercial issues, etc

  • Developing internal and external networks, and adopting a business development mindset

  • Travel may be required, which is dependent upon the client/ target's location


The successful candidate will be:

  • ACA/ICAS qualified (or equivalent)

  • Experience in a Deals environment is essential

  • Good business writing and Excel skills (eg report writing)

  • Good analytical skills and commercial awareness

  • A flexible working style

  • Interpersonal skills (lead teams, mentoring and developing staff, confident interacting with clients and management)

  • Excellent communication skills (questioning and listening skills)

  • Experience of Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau is desirable too.
  • Candidates with a Business recovery, Corporate Finance, Business Restructuring, Forensics background would also be welcomed.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary, plus lucrative bonus potential
  • Career development
  • Progression